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Ulcerative colitis flare

I have been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis since 9 months and i have been having flare ups every 2 months. I want to know, is it normal ? Should I consult a gastroenterologist immediately ? Medication : Am on pentasa 2g graules twice a day and I use melaso foam as steroid during flares
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Dr. Adarsh C K
Gastroenterologist 9 yrs exp Bangalore
Yes, please consult gastroenterologist. You may require azathioprine or higher treatment if there are frequent flares. Please meet Gastro. Adarsh CK
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Dr Satyajit Godhi
GastroIntestinal Surgery 11 yrs exp Belgaum
Flare ups shouldn't happen when on treatment.. Please consult a gastroenterologist. If you from JP nagar you can consult Dr Poorna Chandra who specialises in this.
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